Programming in C and Data Structures : Question Paper Jun 2014 - First Year Engineering (C Cycle) (Semester 2) | Visveswaraya Technological University (VTU)

Programming in C and Data Structures - Jun 2014

First Year Engineering (C Cycle) (Semester 2)

(1) Question 1 is compulsory.
(2) Attempt any four from the remaining questions.
(3) Assume data wherever required.
(4) Figures to the right indicate full marks.

Choose the correct answer for the following :-

1 (a) (i) A computer converts data into this _____
(A) information
(B) charts
(C) software
(D) input or output
(1 marks)
1 (a) (ii) A device that holds a disk is called
(A) drive
(D) memory
(1 marks)
1 (a) (iii) The terms dots per inch (dpi) refers to
(A) printer resolution
(B) printer speed
(C) printer output
(D) printer size
(1 marks)
1 (a) (iv) The earliest computer were ______ systems.
(A) digital
(B) paper
(C) analog
(D) slide rule
(1 marks)
1 (b) Differentiate between system software and application software.(6 marks) 1 (c) Explain with example, different type of printers.(10 marks)

Choose the correct answer for the following :-

2 (a) (i) A list of command choice in an OS is called
(A) command line
(B) check box
(C) drop down list
(D) menu
(1 marks)
2 (a) (ii) _____ is one of the benefits uing network.
(A) File security
(B) Peripheral sharing
(C) Protection from virus
(D) Folder creation
(1 marks)
2 (a) (iii) FTP sites are often called
(A) channels
(B) archives
(C) groups
(D) domain
(1 marks)
2 (a) (iv) DOS and Linux are examples of _____ interface.
(A) old fashion
(C) command line
(D) parallel
(1 marks)
2 (b) Explain in detail, various types of network topologies.(10 marks) 2 (c) Define the following -
(i) Thrashing
(B) Buffering
(C) Spooling
(6 marks)

Choose the correct answer for the following :-

3 (a) (i) Which of the following is a character constant?
(A) 'C'
(B) "c"
(C) "b"
(D) "?"
(1 marks)
3 (a) (ii) Which field specification is used to refer short int?
(A) %c
(B) %d
(C) %fd
(D) %hd
(1 marks)
3 (a) (iii) A nibble is _____
(A) 4 bits
(B) 8 bits
(C) 16 bits
(D) 32 bits
(1 marks)
3 (a) (iv) Identify formatted console input function.
(A) getchar ()
(B) gets()
(C) scanf()
(D) fgets()
(1 marks)
3 (b) Explain the structure of 'C' program.(6 marks) 3 (c) What are the different types of inputs and output functions?(10 marks)

Choose the correct answer for the following :-

4 (a) (i) A _____ is name give to the memory location where data can be stored, accessed or manipulated.
(A) string
(B) keyword
(C) reserved word
(D) variable
(1 marks)
4 (a) (ii) The _____ data type does not occupy any space in the memory.
(A) long int
(B) float
(C) void
(D) double
(1 marks)
4 (a) (iii) An operator which acts on 3 operands
(A) Unary operator
(B) Key operator
(C) Binary operator
(D) Ternary operator
(1 marks)
4 (a) (iv) what is the output of the following code ?
main ()
{printf("%d", 'A');}
(A) 65
(B) A
(C) 65.5
(D) Error
(1 marks)
4 (b) Evaluate the expressions where a=8, b=15, c=4
(i) 2×((a%5)×(4+(b-3)/(c+2)))
(ii) 100/20 <=10-5+100%10-20==5>=1!=20
(6 marks)
4 (c) Write a C program to find and output all the roots of a quadratic equation for non zero coeficients.(10 marks)

Choose the correct answer for the following :-

5 (a) (i) The default return type of function is
(A) int
(B) float
(C) char
(D) void
(1 marks)
5 (a) (ii) Which is the user defined function?
(A) main ()
(B) sqrt()
(C) clrscr ()
(D) gets()
(1 marks)
5 (a) (iii) A f unction that calls itself is knowns as _____
(A) recursive function
(B) itegrative function
(C) main function
(D) none of these
(1 marks)
5 (a) (iv) Parameters passed as argument to the function call are called as
(A) actual parametes
(B) formal parameters
(C) no parameters
(D) none of these
(1 marks)
5 (b) Design and develop a function rightrot (x, n) in C that returns the value of the integer x roated to the right by n bit positions as an unsigned integer. Invoke the function from the main with different values for x and n and print the results with suitable headings.(8 marks) 5 (c) How are functions categorized based on the value returned by the function and parameter accepted ?(8 marks)

Chooese the correct answer for the following :-

6 (a) (i) Each case statement in switch is seperated by
(A) break
(B) continue
(C) exit
(D) goto
(1 marks)
6 (a) (ii) Several statement grouped together in braces is called
(A) compound
(B) equivalent
(C) complex
(D) simple
(1 marks)
6 (a) (iii) In C language "x?y:z" is equivalent to
(A) if(x==0)y; else z;
(B) if(x==1)z; else y;
(C) if(x==0)y;z;
(D) if(x==1)y; else z;
(1 marks)
6 (a) (iv) How many times is the following loop executed
for (i=0; i<=5; i++)
(A) 1
(B) 6
(C) zero
(D) infinite
(1 marks)
6 (b) Write a C program to find the sum of N natural numbers.(8 marks) 6 (c) What is the purpose of a switch case statement? Explain with syntax.(8 marks)

Choose the correct answer for the following :-

7 (a) (i) The number of element in arraynA[3][4] is
(A) 8
(B) 12
(C) 16
(D) none of these
(1 marks)
7 (a) (ii) If A[4] is declaration, them the first and last array index will be
(A) 1,4
(B) 0,3
(C) 3,0
(D) none of these
(1 marks)
7 (a) (iii) A function that is used to string copy is
(A) strcopy()
(B) strcpy()
(C) copystring()
(D) concat()
(1 marks)
7 (a) (iv) Given A[3][2]={1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6}; the element in 3rd row 2nd col is
(A) 3
(B) 4
(C) 6
(D) 2
(1 marks)
7 (b) Explain initialization and declaration of 2D array.(8 marks) 7 (c) Write a C program to input N integers in a single dimensional array and sort them in ascending order using Bubble sort.(8 marks)

Choose the correct answer for the following :-

8 (a) (i) _____ Execution of instruction in a computer system is referred to as parallel computing.
(A) Serial
(B) Sequential
(C) Accurate
(D) Simultaneous
(1 marks)
8 (a) (ii) Open Mp stands for
(A) Open multi-parallelism
(B) Organized multi-programming
(C) Open multi-processing
(D) Organized multi-parallelism
(1 marks)
8 (a) (iii) An example of environment variable in open MP is
(A) OMP_thread_limit
(B) OMP_init_lock
(C) OMP_thread_ref
(D) OMP_get_byname
(1 marks)
8 (a) (iv) Which of the following can be used as a resource in parallel computing?
(A) A single computer with multiple processors.
(B) Networks of computers
(C) A combination of the above.
(D) All of these
(1 marks)
8 (b) What are threads? Give the advatages and disadvantages of multiple threads.(8 marks) 8 (c) Design and develop a parallel program in C to determine and print prime numbers which are less than 100 making use of the algorithm of Sieve of Eratosthenes.(8 marks)


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